Period
to 22 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 654 628 577
Rank change year-on-year -26 -51 -94
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 600 759 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.73% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 458 656 769
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,425 £27,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97875 103294 111695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.42% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80828 89423 95118
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 583 £45,000 - 26
UK excluding London 0 384 £40,000 - 17
London -48 211 £57,500 +10.58% 9
North of England +45 122 £38,500 -3.75% 8
North West +19 92 £38,500 -6.67% 6
Midlands +34 88 £40,000 +14.29% 4
West Midlands +72 70 £40,000 +20.30% 1
South East -29 69 £45,000 - 2
East of England -2 56 £52,500 +16.67% 2
South West +2 35 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Yorkshire +41 29 £35,000 -6.67% 1
East Midlands -26 18 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Scotland -3 12 £34,250 -31.50%
Wales +4 2 £23,500 -35.17%
North East +12 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland -17 1 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 291 (48.50%) Windows
2 276 (46.00%) SQL
2 276 (46.00%) PowerShell
3 238 (39.67%) Microsoft
4 219 (36.50%) SQL Server
5 218 (36.33%) JavaScript
6 211 (35.17%) VB
7 175 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 159 (26.50%) ITIL
9 150 (25.00%) Finance
10 143 (23.83%) .NET
11 137 (22.83%) VMware
12 134 (22.33%) HTML
12 134 (22.33%) C#
12 134 (22.33%) Test Automation
13 122 (20.33%) Windows Server
14 111 (18.50%) Java
14 111 (18.50%) CSS
15 108 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (17.67%) IIS
17 104 (17.33%) Configuration Management
18 94 (15.67%) Firewall
19 93 (15.50%) T-SQL
19 93 (15.50%) QA
19 93 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 90 (15.00%) SCCM
20 90 (15.00%) Windows 7
21 89 (14.83%) Linux
22 81 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
23 80 (13.33%) Perl

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 106 (17.67%) IIS
2 65 (10.83%) MS Exchange
3 54 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 29 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 19 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (3.00%) Apache
7 18 (3.00%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.33%) nginx
8 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.17%) JBoss
9 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.83%) CMS
12 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 54 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (8.67%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (6.83%) FileZilla
4 30 (5.00%) MS Visio
5 27 (4.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.67%) Maya
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.17%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.50%) Siebel Analytics
4 7 (1.17%) Workfront
5 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.50%) Aligne
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.17%) HFM
8 1 (0.17%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 79 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (9.00%) Office 365
4 16 (2.67%) SaaS
5 15 (2.50%) Sage Pay
6 14 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.67%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.50%) IaaS
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.67%) Firewall
2 63 (10.50%) DNS
3 60 (10.00%) DHCP
4 58 (9.67%) SMTP
5 42 (7.00%) FTP
6 37 (6.17%) WAN
7 34 (5.67%) SAN
8 30 (5.00%) LAN
9 22 (3.67%) VLAN
10 21 (3.50%) VoIP
11 19 (3.17%) TCP/IP
12 18 (3.00%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.00%) Skype
13 17 (2.83%) DMZ
14 16 (2.67%) NAS
15 14 (2.33%) Internet
16 12 (2.00%) Intranet
16 12 (2.00%) VPN
17 10 (1.67%) LDAP
18 7 (1.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (36.50%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (6.00%) MySQL
5 32 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 31 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (3.50%) Oracle ODI
10 19 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (2.17%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (1.83%) QlikView
15 9 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.33%) OLTP
16 8 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (10.17%) HP UFT
2 54 (9.00%) Subversion
3 43 (7.17%) Jenkins
4 42 (7.00%) Selenium
5 37 (6.17%) Maven
6 35 (5.83%) MSI
7 25 (4.17%) InstallShield
8 23 (3.83%) Visual Studio
9 21 (3.50%) JIRA
10 20 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
10 20 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (3.33%) TeamCity
11 16 (2.67%) Git (software)
12 12 (2.00%) AdminStudio
12 12 (2.00%) TestComplete
13 11 (1.83%) SpecFlow
14 10 (1.67%) JMeter
15 9 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (1.17%) YouTrack
17 6 (1.00%) WinDbg
General
1 150 (25.00%) Finance
2 62 (10.33%) Banking
3 49 (8.17%) Investment Banking
4 40 (6.67%) Marketing
4 40 (6.67%) Retail
5 39 (6.50%) Manufacturing
6 37 (6.17%) Telecoms
7 33 (5.50%) Electronics
7 33 (5.50%) Front Office
8 32 (5.33%) Retail Banking
9 20 (3.33%) Polish Language
10 19 (3.17%) Legal
11 18 (3.00%) Law
12 16 (2.67%) Games
13 14 (2.33%) Advertising
14 7 (1.17%) Back Office
15 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.67%) Automotive
16 4 (0.67%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (20.00%) Developer
2 92 (15.33%) Analyst
3 60 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 59 (9.83%) Web Developer
5 49 (8.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 40 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 37 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (6.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 37 (6.17%) IT Engineer
8 34 (5.67%) Support Engineer
9 32 (5.33%) Development Engineer
9 32 (5.33%) Operations Engineer
10 30 (5.00%) Applications Support
11 27 (4.50%) Consultant
11 27 (4.50%) Support Analyst
11 27 (4.50%) Test Analyst
12 26 (4.33%) Applications Engineer
13 24 (4.00%) Architect
13 24 (4.00%) C# Developer
14 23 (3.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (23.83%) .NET
2 134 (22.33%) HTML
3 111 (18.50%) CSS
4 78 (13.00%) jQuery
5 66 (11.00%) ASP.NET
6 64 (10.67%) JSON
7 47 (7.83%) Ajax
8 46 (7.67%) XML
9 41 (6.83%) Regular Expression
9 41 (6.83%) Web Services
10 32 (5.33%) .NET Framework
11 27 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (4.33%) Entity Framework
12 26 (4.33%) HTML5
13 24 (4.00%) Classic ASP
14 21 (3.50%) AngularJS
15 20 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 16 (2.67%) SOAP
17 15 (2.50%) REST
17 15 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.00%) Clustering
2 53 (8.83%) Management Information System
3 42 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
4 36 (6.00%) Replication
5 32 (5.33%) Data Centre
6 28 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.33%) User Experience
8 12 (2.00%) Online Gambling
9 9 (1.50%) Fintech
10 8 (1.33%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.17%) Equities
11 7 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.17%) PKI
11 7 (1.17%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.00%) Robotics
13 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 291 (48.50%) Windows
2 122 (20.33%) Windows Server
3 90 (15.00%) Windows 7
4 89 (14.83%) Linux
5 75 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (9.50%) Unix
8 52 (8.67%) Windows 10
9 49 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.00%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.83%) AIX
12 5 (0.83%) Solaris
13 4 (0.67%) Android
13 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.67%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (26.50%) ITIL
2 134 (22.33%) Test Automation
3 108 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (17.33%) Configuration Management
5 71 (11.83%) SDLC
6 63 (10.50%) Change Management
7 62 (10.33%) DevOps
7 62 (10.33%) Web Development
8 60 (10.00%) Project Management
9 55 (9.17%) Test Scripting
10 51 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (7.50%) E-Commerce
12 43 (7.17%) ITIL V3
13 41 (6.83%) Release Management
14 36 (6.00%) Application Packaging
14 36 (6.00%) Front End Development
14 36 (6.00%) High Availability
14 36 (6.00%) Time Management
14 36 (6.00%) Wealth Management
15 35 (5.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 276 (46.00%) PowerShell
1 276 (46.00%) SQL
2 218 (36.33%) JavaScript
3 211 (35.17%) VB
4 134 (22.33%) C#
5 111 (18.50%) Java
6 93 (15.50%) T-SQL
7 80 (13.33%) Perl
8 66 (11.00%) Bash Shell
9 55 (9.17%) PHP
10 51 (8.50%) Python
11 34 (5.67%) VB.NET
12 29 (4.83%) C++
13 19 (3.17%) VBA
14 17 (2.83%) Ruby
15 15 (2.50%) VB6
16 13 (2.17%) Scala
17 10 (1.67%) C
17 10 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (12.67%) Degree
3 52 (8.67%) MCSE
4 34 (5.67%) MCSA
5 31 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (4.50%) SC Cleared
8 24 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (3.17%) ISTQB
9 19 (3.17%) MCP
10 18 (3.00%) CCNA
11 15 (2.50%) ISEB
12 13 (2.17%) CCAA
12 13 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (1.17%) MCTS
15 6 (1.00%) CCVP
15 6 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (15.50%) QA
2 16 (2.67%) SLA
3 14 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 175 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 93 (15.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 39 (6.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (4.67%) vSphere
6 16 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.50%) Docker
8 13 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (2.17%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.67%) XenApp
10 9 (1.50%) ISA Server
10 9 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.50%) Xen
14 3 (0.50%) XenServer
15 2 (0.33%) KVM
15 2 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.17%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 90 (15.00%) SCCM
2 32 (5.33%) PowerBroker
3 31 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.50%) WSUS
5 25 (4.17%) Puppet
6 24 (4.00%) Ansible
7 16 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (2.33%) SCOM
9 12 (2.00%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.83%) Perfmon
10 11 (1.83%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.50%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.50%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
14 4 (0.67%) Salt
14 4 (0.67%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 238 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 137 (22.83%) VMware
3 70 (11.67%) HP
4 66 (11.00%) Citrix
5 63 (10.50%) Oracle
6 41 (6.83%) PayPal
7 36 (6.00%) SAP
8 30 (5.00%) NetApp
9 28 (4.67%) Cisco
10 20 (3.33%) Lotus
11 19 (3.17%) AppSense
11 19 (3.17%) Dell
12 18 (3.00%) Siebel
13 15 (2.50%) CyberSource
14 14 (2.33%) Red Hat
15 13 (2.17%) SonicWALL
16 12 (2.00%) LANDesk
17 11 (1.83%) Remedy
17 11 (1.83%) Sybase
18 10 (1.67%) IBM